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Lonely Planet's South Americais your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Trek past emerald terraces and steep peaks to Machu Picchu, lose count of wildlife species in the Amazon rainforest and party until the early hours in Rio de Janeiro - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of South America and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet's South America:
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's South America is perfect for taking a longer, multi-country trip, comprehensively connecting you with the cultures that you're experiencing - from popular places to right off the beaten path.
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About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, eBooks, and more.
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